Op-Ed: Pa.’s out-of-control spending is driving away residents
Originally published in the Pittsiburgh Tribune-Review Gov. Tom Wolf recently declared 2022 a “magical year” for the Pennsylvania budget, citing the possibility of a surplus. However, Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal…Read More: Op-Ed: Pa.’s out-of-control spending is driving away residents
Every family, business owner, and taxpayer in Pennsylvania should be able to increase their financial security without undue interference from our state government. Free-market policies that limit taxes, allow entrepreneurs to innovate and create jobs, and offer stability to families will put our state on track to become a national leader. Policies that enact spending limits, cut taxes, and reduce regulations will help Pennsylvania avoid debt and restore sound fiscal planning that will benefit citizens in the years to come.
Commonwealth Foundation Applauds Senate Action to Reduce Corporate Net Income Tax
Harrisburg, Penn. – The Commonwealth Foundation today commended the Pennsylvania Senate’s passage of two bills that would reduce Pennsylvania’s corporate net income (CNI) tax. With the second-highest CNI tax rate in…
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Good luck taxing the rich when they’re gone
Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Widespread shortages. Economic tumult. Disappearing businesses. When Ayn Rand released her magnum opus, Atlas Shrugged, in 1957, her critics considered it a work…
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Pa. House Committee Passes Liquor Privatization Bill
June 8, 2022, Harrisburg, Pa. — Wednesday, the Pennsylvania House Liquor Control Committee passed a bill that would end state control of liquor sales. House Bill 2272, sponsored by…
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70% of Pennsylvanians believe the state is going in the wrong direction, something that may affect their vote: poll
Originally published at The Patriot -News Nearly seven in 10 Pennsylvanians believe Pennsylvania is headed in the wrong direction and a majority believe the state’s business climate…
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New Poll Shows Pennsylvanians Demand a New Path Forward Post-Primary
68% say things in Pennsylvania have “pretty seriously gotten off on the wrong track” More than 8-in-10 respondents support overhauling education, taxes, and employee rights Commonwealth Foundation’s…
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Nursing shortage can be fixed by speeding up the licensing process
Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Pennsylvania is currently enduring one ofthe worst nurse shortages in the nation. A shocking one in four nursing positions went unfilled…
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Inflation’s cause? It’s the spending, stupid.
Originally published in The Patriot-News Voters, nationally and within Pennsylvania, consistently rank inflation as their top concern. It’s no surprise. Consumer prices have jumped 8.3 percent in…
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Putin’s Useful Idiots: How U.S. Climate Extremists Are Funding Russia’s Agenda￼
Originally published at The Federalist Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is illuminating an ugly truth: the anti-fracking war on America’s energy security is being waged by well-funded, radical U.S. environmental…
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RGGI Update: Pennsylvania Legislature Resists
Originally published at Capital Research Center While regulatory relief efforts gather steam in Virginia, lawmakers in Pennsylvania are taking notice. Aptly named the Keystone State for the crucial role…
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Disconnected politicians lose those who ‘vote their jobs’
Originally published at Pittsburg Tribune-Review After a protracted battle with lawmakers, Gov. Tom Wolf’s unilateral push to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) now moves forward. At risk…
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As the UN Falters, Can Capitalism Stop Russia?
Originally published in Newsweek Where is the United Nations? The international behemoth’s charter mandates that it “maintain international peace and security.” Despite sucking up billions of American taxpayer dollars…
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Earth Day Activists Ignore Big Wind’s ‘Carnage’ for Eagles
Originally published in The Daily Signal Earth Day came and went April 22 without self-described environmentalists and their allies in the media devoting much, if any, attention to the…
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Stagnant Pennsylvania Economy Requires Real Business-Tax Reform
Originally published at RealClearPolicy In his final annual budget address, Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf proposed a major reduction in the state’s corporate income tax. Wolf’s tax-cut plan may come…
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How Big Green Undermines Pennsylvania’s Energy Potential
Originally published at RealClearEnergy Pennsylvania sits at the epicenter of what is aptly described as America’s “natural gas revolution,” which is why the state is well positioned to help free…
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MI and PA Lockdowns Show the High Price of Government Overreach
Originally published at RealClearHealth It’s official, COVID-19 is no longer a crisis. According to a recent Axios poll, only nine percent of Americans believe COVID is a serious crisis.
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This nixed natural-gas project shows you just how absurd Biden’s energy policy is￼
Originally published in the New York Post As gas prices rise and Vladimir Putin escalates his war on Ukraine, Democrats’ political fortunes fall. That’s why President Joe Biden announced last week he’ll…
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Pa. Senate Fails to Override Governor’s Veto
April 5, 2022, Harrisburg, Pa. — Monday, the Pennsylvania Senate failed to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s January veto of SCR 1, the concurrent resolution rejecting the state’s entrance into the…
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The tax holiday is a bait-and-switch as a fiscal crisis looms
Originally published at The Patriot-News Just as inflation reached a 40-year high, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine deepens the high food and gas price shock to U.S. consumers—to Pennsylvanians.
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Two-Year Anniversary of Gov. Wolf’s Shutdown
March 18, 2022, Harrisburg, Pa. — This weekend marks two years since Gov. Tom Wolf’s arbitrary, unilateral shutdown of Pennsylvania’s “non-life-sustaining” businesses. On March 19, 2020,…
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The key to saving Ukraine and defeating Putin may lie in Pennsylvania
Originally published at Fox Business Interested in ending Vladimir Putin’s reign of terror in Ukraine, as the world’s largest geopolitical threat? Unleash …
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Jennifer Stefano Discusses Business and Market Headlines on Newsmax
Executive Vice President of the Commonwealth Foundation Jennifer Stefano joined Newsmax on March 7, 2022 to discuss the latest business and market headlines.
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